“Am I not a man and a brother?” – Cheltenham and the slave trade

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10:00 AM

Location: St Luke’s Hall, St Luke’s Place, Cheltenham, GL53 7HP

Talk by Neela Mann

Doors open at 10am for refreshments followed by the talk at 10:30am.

£3 including refreshments.

In 1835 £20 million was paid in compensation for the “loss” of slaves. Fifty slave owners gave their addresses as being in Cheltenham. Between them these people owned 10,000 slaves. Neela’s lecture will explore who they were.